In collaboration with Purveyr, Kwago is launching a bookstore and publishing lab in Bangkal, Makati. The opening of the new space will be celebrated over the course of 24 hours: from Saturday, February 29, 1pm to Sunday, March 1, 1pm.
A variable, ever-shifting, in constant flux, WSK X will unveil its biggest partnership yet with like-minded organizations across the globe: Nusasonic.
A collaboration between independent bookstore Kwago and co-working and event space Warehouse Eight, Komura; is organizing its first ever Black and White zine fair on September 21, 2019, 11AM-9PM at Warehouse Eight, Makati.
“We’ve been keen on listening to what creatives need to practice the craft of publishing and get their work out there, and we noticed that a lot of us have crazy ideas but we’re often short of money to turn them into reality. Komura; Creators Grant is designed to bridge this gap,” – Kwago owner and Komura; co-founder Czyka Tumaliuan
On August 29, 2019 at De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde, Curator’s Lab opens conversations on the role curators play in contemporary art. The forum aims to understand the curator’s thought processes and creativity, and how these are transformed and translated into exhibitions and ongoing discourses.
“When I read the book, I felt the lightness and weight of becoming a person. The exhibit is an intricate dance between failing and becoming,” Salamin co-curator Roy Voragen said.
The exhibit is composed of a series of pyrography works—wood-burnt pieces—on pine parquet tinted with ink, dye, and stain. Circular shapes are dominant in this collection, intentionally representing an encasing of sorts—perhaps the entrapment within that perennial bubble.
An award-winning poet and professor at De La Salle University, Mesándel Virtusio Arguelles is launching his book about his research and ruminations on prostitution—Mujeres Publicas, independently published by Balangay Productions at Kwago’s book bar in Warehouse Eight on June 28, 7-8pm.
The third and final season of “Jessica Jones” has finally received a confirmed release date from Netflix. The streaming platform announced that the series will be coming back on Friday, June 14, globally.
The 151-page coffee table book on the late Kapampangan artist Perfecto Sablan Mercado, edited by Armando B. Burgos, former professor at the University of the Philippines College of Fine Arts (UPCFA), will be launched on August 25 at the Gateway Gallery, the art museum of Araneta Center.